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Nav upgrades least time to dest - to take into account SC time

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by scottf200, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. scottf200

    scottf200 Active Member

    Feb 3, 2013
    Chicagoland ModelX S603
    #1 scottf200, Nov 6, 2013
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 13, 2016
    I thought one of the changes I heard on a video was that on a longer trip that it would take into account stopping at superchargers for an optimum time?

    To which this was one reply:
    Check out this video at 8m 11s
    Tesla Motors challenges German Carmakers in their Home Country 1/2 - YouTube
  2. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Voltage makes me tingle.

    Nov 3, 2009
    Smithfield, VA
    Ben is wrong...Scott you are correct. The nav update, expected in December (= Jan-Mar in Tesla time) will take into account any active Supercharger stations, as well as surface winds and elevation changes, to predict expected range and will calculate the best options including Supercharger stops.

    Sometimes you actually get to your destination faster if you drive a little slower and charge less. Sometimes you get there faster if you drive faster and Supercharge a little longer. The nav routing is expected to take all this into account.
  3. JohnQ

    JohnQ Active Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Redding, CT
    This makes me smile ... :smile: ... see? The level of flight planning and real-time feedback planned is great. Hopefully flexible routing can be built into the nav so I can drag my route across the Tappan Zee rather than the GWB, for example. I don't know if Navigon has the flexibility to take waypoints from Google to use in it's routing engine.
  4. rlang59

    rlang59 Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    Very much this!

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